Ray Stannard Baker Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous Ray Stannard Baker quotes and sayings (journalist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“A mob is the method by which good citizens turn over the law and the government to the criminal or irresponsible classes.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“One of the points in which I was especially interested was the Jim Crow regulations, that is, the system of separation of the races in street cars and railroad trains.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them.”
“In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob; it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike.”
Ray Stannard Baker Quotes
“The discrimination is not made openly, but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that there are no accommodations, or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted, so that he does not come again.”

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